05749362 is referenced by 424 patents and cites 13 patents.

The invention comprises an instrument which is placed in relation to the designated object and which is capable of sending information about the object to a computer. Image processing methods are used to generated images of the object and determine positional information about it. This information can be used as input to robotic devices or can be rendered, in various ways (video graphics, speech synthesis), to a human user. Various input apparatus are attached to the transmitting or other used instruments to provide control inputs to the computer.

Title
Method of creating an image of an anatomical feature where the feature is within a patients body
Application Number
889215
Publication Number
5749362
Application Date
January 26, 1995
Publication Date
May 12, 1998
Inventor
Russell Highsmith Taylor
Ossining
NY, US
David Arthur LaRose
Croton on Hudson
NY, US
Janez Funda
Valhalla
NY, US
Agent
Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn
Agent
Louis J Percello
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
A61B 5/05
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